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pepperidge

Line breaks: pep¦per|idge
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛp(ə)rɪdʒ
 
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Definition of pepperidge in English:

noun

A deciduous North American tree with colourful autumn foliage. Also called tupelo.
  • Nyssa sylvatica, family Nyssaceae

Origin

late 17th century: alteration of dialect pipperidge, denoting the barberry and its fruit, of unknown origin.

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